Global stock indexes were mostly moderately higher in quiet holiday trading on Good Friday as some markets were closed.
Trading was closed in France, Germany and the U.K.
Japans benchmark Nikkei 225 edged up 0.5 to finish at 22,200.56. South Koreas Kospi inched up 0.1 to2,216.15. The Shanghai Composite gained 0.6 to 3,270.80.
Some other markets remain closed for the holiday, including in the U.S., Hong Kong and Australia.